Percentage low birthweight (<2.5kg) singleton births

Source:2011-2013 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2015

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  Singleton births <2500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 766 745 706 2,217 13,288 5.6
Suffolk 853 825 802 2,480 15,050 5.5
Region Total 1,619 1,570 1,508 4,697 28,338 5.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 1,623 1,622 1,580 4,825 20,712 7.8
Kings 2,569 2,553 2,420 7,542 40,323 6.2
New York 1,107 1,048 1,026 3,181 18,063 5.9
Queens 1,846 1,904 1,871 5,621 29,294 6.4
Richmond 292 274 294 860 5,116 5.6
Region Total 7,437 7,401 7,191 22,029 113,509 6.5
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 139 124 137 400 2,539 5.3
Orange 267 259 251 777 4,594 5.6
Putnam 36 35 41 112 780 4.8
Rockland 206 140 200 546 4,439 4.1
Sullivan 54 69 54 177 834 7.1
Ulster 74 67 85 226 1,563 4.8
Westchester 596 568 566 1,730 10,117 5.7
Region Total 1,372 1,262 1,334 3,968 24,866 5.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 195 187 198 580 2,981 6.5
Columbia 27 30 23 80 516 5.2
Greene 29 20 23 72 405 5.9
Rensselaer 97 85 93 275 1,615 5.7
Saratoga 85 87 97 269 2,097 4.3
Schenectady 114 109 83 306 1,712 6.0
Region Total 547 518 517 1,582 9,327 5.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 38 20 40 98 531 6.2
Herkimer 29 34 40 103 641 5.4
Montgomery 29 28 25 82 555 4.9
Otsego 29 20 17 66 510 4.3
Schoharie 13 10 13 36 262 4.6
Region Total 138 112 135 385 2,499 5.1
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 47 43 39 129 727 5.9
Essex 11 14 23 48 305 5.2
Franklin 32 39 26 97 493 6.6
Hamilton 1 0 2 3 34 2.9*
Warren 33 21 20 74 567 4.4
Washington 34 36 29 99 605 5.5
Region Total 158 153 139 450 2,731 5.5
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 112 107 104 323 2,132 5.1
Lewis 16 18 17 51 322 5.3
St. Lawrence 59 65 68 192 1,200 5.3
Region Total 187 190 189 566 3,654 5.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 40 38 33 111 751 4.9
Cortland 21 24 24 69 457 5.0
Madison 33 24 29 86 664 4.3
Oneida 166 158 155 479 2,544 6.3
Onondaga 307 290 278 875 5,104 5.7
Oswego 72 85 74 231 1,290 6.0
Region Total 639 619 593 1,851 10,810 5.7
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 125 112 114 351 1,981 5.9
Chenango 30 24 21 75 506 4.9
Delaware 21 22 21 64 384 5.6
Tioga 21 22 38 81 479 5.6
Tompkins 40 38 39 117 866 4.5
Region Total 237 218 233 688 4,217 5.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 53 52 45 150 963 5.2
Livingston 25 29 21 75 517 4.8
Monroe 534 530 492 1,556 8,005 6.5
Ontario 55 48 51 154 989 5.2
Schuyler 7 5 7 19 166 3.8
Seneca 19 23 16 58 367 5.3
Steuben 52 57 56 165 1,042 5.3
Wayne 49 51 54 154 953 5.4
Yates 12 8 8 28 300 3.1
Region Total 806 803 750 2,359 13,302 5.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 34 28 25 87 475 6.1
Cattaraugus 55 47 51 153 876 5.8
Chautauqua 88 73 74 235 1,337 5.9
Erie 617 625 554 1,796 9,436 6.3
Genesee 24 30 21 75 567 4.4
Niagara 118 144 128 390 2,055 6.3
Orleans 19 17 18 54 395 4.6
Wyoming 21 20 11 52 373 4.6
Region Total 976 984 882 2,842 15,513 6.1
New York State 14,116 13,830 13,471 41,417 228,765 6.0

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

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